U.S. District Court Western District of Washington, 1983;
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2000;
Supreme Court of the United States, 2015.
University of Puget Sound School of Law (now Seattle University School of Law), Tacoma, Washington, 1983, Juris Doctorate, Magna Cum Laude
Honors: Graduated Top 3% of Class
Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, 1977, Bachelor of Arts Economics, Cum Laude
Honors: Mortar Board National Honorary, Rally Squad, Gymnastics Scholarship and Letterman
Washington State Association of Justice, member since 1988 and Eagle member since 1999
American Association for Justice, member since 1989
Million Dollar Advocates Program
King County Mandatory Arbitration Panel
Washington State Bar Association Rule 6 Law Clerk Mentor
Law Clerk to the Hon. Herbert A. Swanson, Washington State Court of Appeals, 1983 - 1985.